Global
Hygiene

Sustainability

Our understanding

End consumer need hygiene products with increased benefits as for example comfort, well-being and discreetness.
They ask for affordable products and have awareness for the waste topic.

For our customers renewable raw materials and increased efficiency are important to innovate and differentiate through their products and to achieve their sustainability goals.

Our contributions for sustainable development

Our major product offerings have at least one specific advantage with respect to our customers and end consumers needs:

  • HySorb® permeable products increase performance and allow thinner diapers, reducing also waste generation
  • SAVIVA® outstanding innovation offers excellent processability and allows differentiation and thinner products
  • The Biomass Balance approach enables the replacement of fossil with renewable resources in BASF's interlinked production system
  • HySorb® Odor Control increases discreetness and well being

SAVIVA

SAVIVA, the next generation of superabsorbent polymer is based on a pioneering technology plattform, the droplet polymerization 

HySorb®

With HySorb® the BASF’s Hygiene business offers a comprehensive portfolio of state-of-the art superabsorbents.

Tanklager der BASF in Ludwigshafen / Tank storage facility at BA

HySorb® biomass balanced

It is the only available high-performance superabsorbent polymer based on renewable raw materials with a sustainability certificate

HySorb® advanced odor control

BASF Hygiene business has developed a highly innovative solution for incontinence products.

Sustainable Solution Steering®

Sustainable Solution Steering® is an assessment tool used to analyze and classify our products with the goal of assessing the sustainability contribution of each of our products in its specific application. Based on our approach we evaluate the entire value chain and take into consideration industry- and region-specific views of our markets. We strive to achieve a balance between the three dimensions of sustainability – economy, environment and society.

Our customers can expect from BASF the consistent and innovative solutions they have always received. At the same time, they are looking to contribute to a more sustainable future where being environmentally and socially responsible goes hand in hand with running a profitable business. Therefore, BASF has embedded sustainability in its corporate purpose: “We create chemistry for a sustainable future.”

Sustainable solution steering

Our customers can expect from BASF the consistent and innovative solutions they have always received. At the same time, they are looking to contribute to a more sustainable future where being environmentally and socially responsible goes hand in hand with running a profitable business. Therefore, BASF has embedded sustainability in its corporate purpose: “We create chemistry for a sustainable future.”